A Treatise of Practical Arithmetic and Bookkeeping, by Single Entry

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M. Angus and son, 1805 - Arithmetic - 191 pages
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Page 25 - Thirty Days hath September, April, June and November ; February hath Twenty-eight alone, And all the rest have Thirty-one ; Except in Leap Year, — then's the time February's Days are Twenty-nine.
Page 145 - Hence, when the extremes and the number of terms are given, to find the sum of all the terms, — Multiply the sum of the extremes by the number of terms, and the product will be the answer 10.
Page 143 - When first the marriage knot was tied Betwixt my wife and me, My age did hers as far exceed As three times three does three ; , But when ten years and half ten years We man and wife had been, Her age came up as near to mine As eight is to sixteen. Now tell me, I pray, What were our ages on the wedding-day...
Page 93 - Multiply as in whole numbers, and point off in the product as many decimal places as there are in both factors.
Page 143 - There is a fish whose head is 6 inches long, and the tail is as long as the head and half the body, and the body is as long as the head and tail ; what is the length of the whole fish?
Page 79 - Rule. — Divide the numerator by the denominator, the quotient will be the whole number...
Page 116 - When one has goods at a certain price ready money, but in barter advances it to something more, say, As the ready money price of the one ; is to its bartering price ; ; so is the ready money price of the other to its bartering, price: then the quantity of the latter commodity may be found, cither from the ready money or bartering price.
Page 94 - ... 1 from 5 to 15 ; 2 from 15 to 25 ; 3 from 25 to 35, &c.
Page 101 - Separate the given number into periods of two figures each, beginning at the right hand: the period on the left will often contain but one figure.
Page 158 - Council shall select. Animals exhibited for such prizes shall not be prevented from competing for any of the prizes offered by the Society for which they are qualified. X. Stock of every description can only be admitted into the...

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